Dominique A. Malebranche served as a member of the International Symposium for Contemplative Research (ISCR) 2018 Program Planning Committee for the Mind & Life Institute and was a participant of the Summer Research Institute (SRI) 2018. Counseling psychologist by training, she is a graduate of University of Missouri where she also studied multicultural psychology and education, and actively develops anti-oppressive frameworks for building cultural competencies in clinical and organizational systems. She is currently completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the Trauma Center in Brookline, Massachusetts, and provides training, consultation, and clinical specialization in mind-body interventions for individuals with complex psychological trauma exposure. Dr. Malebranche has participated in integrative mind-body clinical research and interpersonal violence prevention and cross-cultural scholarship including complex trauma interventions for survivors of human trafficking, Black feminist conceptual frameworks, sexual and behavioral health for men, boys, and LGBT populations, and racial justice healing groups. She is also a practitioner of meditation and embodiment practices, certified Vinyasa yoga teacher, trauma-sensitive yoga facilitator (TCTSY-F), and community member of Black Lotus Collective in Boston.

This profile was last updated on December 20, 2019

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